INTERNSHIP (INTERNSHIP/2019/CREWS CER 1)

19 April 2019
 
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VACANCY NOTICE NO: INTERNSHIP/2019/CREWS CER 1
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 25 April 2019
6 day(s) until closing deadline - Internships
POST

Internship
GRADE

N/A
DUTY STATION 

Geneva, Switzerland
COMMENCEMENT OF DUTY

1 May 2019
or as soon as possible thereafter
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT

Internship
3 months
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT

Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems (CREWS)
Cabinet and External Relations Department
WMO is committed to achieving diversity and a balanced workforce. Applications are welcome from qualified women and men, including those with disabilities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the supervision of the Head of the CREWS secretariat, the intern will be responsible for research and analysis contributing to three papers documenting current practices in CREWS project countries by the Implementing Partners (World Bank, WMO and UNISDR). In particular the intern will:
1. Toward the development of the CREWS Practice Compilations:
 Analyze progress reports of CREWS country and regional projects;
 Elaborate a framework to demonstrate how CREWS project activities contribute to disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and sustainable development agendas;
 Liaise with consultants in project countries that are collecting information from the field;
 Provide first-order analysis of findings;
 Contribute to the develop of the outlines and first draft of the CREWS Practice Compilations.
2. Undertake other tasks for the CREWS Secretariat as needed, such as supporting improvements to the website, contributing to the publication of reports, etc.
QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Bachelor preferred

Experience
Desirable but not compulsory

Other requirements
Strong interpersonal skills and Microsoft Office

Languages
English. Knowledge of French a plus


(Note: The official languages of the Organization are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.)
Additional Information:
Only applicants in whom WMO has a further interest will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit a written assessment and/or an interview.
CVs of qualified applicants who are not selected for a vacancy will generally be kept in a roster for two years.
Date of issue of vacancy notice: 28 March 2019